EBBA 21220

Magdalene College - Pepys
Recording Information
Ballad Title A Groats-worth of Mirth for a PENNY, / OR, / Will the Barber well Fitted for Cheating the Millers jolly Daughter Ioan of a Fat Pig. / Shewing how he would have Pawned honest Ioan, but she by good hap slipt away while he was dallying / with another Girl, and called her Father, who came with Dick and Harry, Will, Tom, Jack, Robin, honest Andrew, / and Huffing Hugh, and all the rest of the Robustious Fellows, and Soundly beating the Cheat, they carryed him / away a Pick-Pack, and threw him into the Mill-pond; with many other strange things which the Song will relate. / Ioan pull'd off the Barbers Periwig, / To shew his Bald-Pate, / Because he paid not for the Barrow-Pig, / Which was Fat, Fat, Fat.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, The Country Farmer.
Standard Tune Title King James's Jig; The Country Farmer
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